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Author Topic: Starlink Beacons  (Read 577 times)

Offline NJQA

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Starlink Beacons
« on: December 03, 2021, 1343 UTC »
Here are details on Starlink satellite beacon reception.  There is another link early in the Reddit link that takes you to a detailed discussion of the hardware being used.

I first saw mention of this on the RTL-SDR list, but the Reddit post has more details.

For mere detection of the beacons, much less is required.  There have been reports of success with nothing more than a Ku LNB pointed straight up, no dish.  A generic Ku LNB will mix down to L band, which is in band for almost all the popular SDR receivers. The doppler shift will verify that you are hearing the satellites.


https://www.reddit.com/r/StarlinkEngineering/comments/r7mmsd/a_tale_of_two_satellite_constellations_update_1/

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Re: Starlink Beacons
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2021, 1749 UTC »
That's some dx that's outta this world!
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